1951

Ned Biglieri ’51 spent 43 years as an engineer at General Electric, starting in Schenectady, New York, and later transferring to the Nuclear Energy division in San Jose. After retirement, Ned volunteered at Martha’s Kitchen and was active at St. Christopher Catholic Church, where he served as a Eucharistic Minister to the homebound. He also […]

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1951

William R. Kenny Jr. ’51 was born on Dec. 19, 1929, in Baltimore, Maryland, the son of the late William Robert Sr. and Nina Clark Kenny. Bob was a college history professor and owner of an insurance agency for a number of years. He was also a member of St. Alban’s Anglican Church, Murrysville, Pennsylvania. […]

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1951

A much-beloved Jesuit, professor, and prolific author, Fr. James V. Schall ’51, MST ’64 was born in Pocahontas, Iowa, on Jan. 20, 1928. Educated in public schools in Iowa, he graduated in 1945 from Knoxville, Iowa High, and then attended SCU. He earned an M.A. in philosophy from Gonzaga University in 1955 and after time […]

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1951

John H. “Jack” Bartlett ’51 was born on July 14, 1928, in Endicott, a son of the late Olfred and Grace Stoddard Bartlett. Jack was a veteran of the Korean Conflict, serving in the Army. He was an employee of IBM Owego for 30 years and was and avid baseball fan—the Detroit Tigers were his […]

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1951

Stephen P. Pista ’51, better known by his family as Stevie, was born on Feb. 1, 1928, in Watsonville to Mitchell V. Pista, who emigrated from the Konavle Valley, Croatia, and Katherine (Knego) Pista. Stevie spent all of his life in Watsonville, where he attended Moreland Notre Dame School and was a graduate of Watsonville […]

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1951

Patrick Lee Kennedy ’51 was born on Jan. 20, 1926, in Toledo, Ohio, to Robert and Mary Kennedy. He served in the Army during WWII in the 69th division, from 1944 to 1946. He married Sonia Rudakawycz on Sept. 5, 1950, in Canada before graduating from SCU. Pat and Sonia had four children, Mary, Mark […]

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1951

In retirement, Philip Helfrich ’51 has continued with aquaculture consulting work for various organizations, including federal agencies and the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization. He resides in Kaneohe, Oahu, with his wife and daughters, including Kathleen Helfrich ’79, and nearby neighbor and classmate Fred Farrell ’51, a retired Marine Corps colonel and commercial airline […]

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1951

Dominic M. Falasco, Jr. ’51 was born on Feb. 25, 1930, in Los Banos, California, to Domenico and Theresa Falasco. He was the youngest of five children. Dominic was born and raised in Los Banos. He attended local schools and graduated from Los Banos High School in 1948. Following that, he attended SCU, graduating with […]

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1951

William (Bill) S. Boyle Jr. ’51 was an amazing and loving husband, father/father-in-law to Peter Roca, and grandfather to Will, Ben, and Lainey. He was born and raised in San Francisco, and still attended his St. Ignatius High School reunions and loved catching up with old friends. He was an avid fisherman and happiest on […]

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1951

James L. “Jim” Hanretty ’51 was born at Children’s Hospital, San Francisco, on April 25, 1926. Jim attended St. Monica’s Catholic School in San Francisco, Napa High School, and SCU, where he played on the 1950 Orange Bowl football team and obtained a bachelor’s in economics. In 1963, he was selected as a National Defense […]

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1951

Leslie L. Belanger ’51 was born in Reno, Nevada, on March 19, 1927, to A.E. and Pearl Belanger. He graduated from Pershing County High School in 1945 and was a Navy veteran of World War II and Korea. He went to work for the U.S. Postal Service in 1947 and retired in 1984. He married […]

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1951

Maurice Henry Fredericks J.D. ’51 was a tireless volunteer and community builder, beloved by his family and friends, who led by quiet example. Born April 2, 1925, in Petaluma to pioneering Petaluma families, son of Martin Fredericks and Mary A. Cline Fredericks. His paternal grandfather Morris Fredericks came to Bloomfield in 1875 and soon thereafter […]

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1951

Harry Herbert Boyle ’51 was born to Henry Boyle of Maryland and Mary Jorgensen of Copenhagen and grew up in San Francisco. In January 1946 he enlisted in the Army and served in Tokyo under General Douglas MacArthur. It was in Tokyo that he converted to Catholicism. Upon discharge, he went home to San Francisco […]

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1951

Andrew “Buzz” Harrington Jr. ’51 was born on Aug. 9, 1929, in Fort Worth, Texas, where his father played minor league baseball. Over the next dozen years, his family moved to different baseball locations, including Boise, Twin Falls, Seattle, Salt Lake City, and San Francisco, where his father played for and later managed minor league […]

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1951

Lawrence “Larry” Johnston ’51 was born on Sept. 4, 1929, in San Francisco to Lawrence Leo and Ruth Commins Johnston. He graduated from Santa Clara University before serving in the Army. Upon his discharge, he had a successful and rewarding career with Bank of America. His extensive volunteer work included Stanford Hospital Eucharistic Ministry, the […]

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1951

William “Bill” Roman ’51 spent his life providing for others through his work, his family, and his beloved country. He was born to hardworking, immigrant parents—Peter Roman of Rome, Italy, and Ida Salo of Helsinki, Finland. He grew up in San Francisco and worked in his parent’s bakery. Bill was devoted to his parents and […]

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1951

Paul William Bachan J.D. ’51 was a loyal and true friend to many. His generosity, care and willingness to help out when needed were deeply appreciated by all who knew him. He was born at the family ranch in Watsonville on May 8, 1926, to Luke G. and Marie P. Bachan. He attended Watsonville public […]

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1951

Jack Robert Marasti ’51 passed away at Mercy Hospital in Merced, CA, on October 8, 2016, surrounded by his family and loved ones. Born in Grindstone, PA, he was the youngest of three children by Alex and Jenny Marasti. After the family relocated to Merced, he entered John Muir Elementary as a 3rd grader and […]

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1951

Tony Oliver ’51, J.D. ’53, a third-generation Californian, long-time resident of Glendale and Crestline, California, and prominent California labor and employment lawyer, was born on July 19, 1929, in San Jose, California. He passed away on Feb. 3, 2015 in Glendale, California. Tony was the only child of Anthony T., Sr. and Josephine Oliver both […]

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1951

Neil Vincent Moran ’51 was born on Sept. 25, 1929. He died unexpectedly in his home on Dec. 31, 2014. He is survived by the love of his life, Frederica Duffy Moran, his wife of 62 years; by his five adored sons, Neil Jerome Moran (Lynn), Kevin Vincent Moran (Sandy), Martin Thomas Moran, Andrew Duffy Moran […]

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